Excursions in World Music

Un libro in lingua di Rommen Timothy (EDT) Bruno Nettl Charles Capwell Wong Isabel K. F. Thomas Turino edito da Pearson College Div, 2011

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Explore the relationship between music and society around the world


This comprehensive introductory text creates a panoramic experience for beginner students by exposing them to the many musical cultures around the globe.  Each chapter opens with a musical encounter in which the author introduces a key musical culture.  Through these experiences, students are introduced to key musical styles, musical instruments, and performance practices.  Students are taught how to actively listen to key musical examples through detailed listening guides.  The role of music in society is emphasized through chapters that focus on key world cultural groups.


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